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Dependencies

VelocityTools requires certain external jar dependencies at different times. These charts should help you determine which jars you need and when.

Since VelocityTools relies on Velocity Engine, please also check Engine dependencies.

Note: Java version 1.7+ is required for compilation, testing and use of VelocityTools 3.x.

GenericTools

Jar Name Version Compile Tests Runtime Notes
velocity 2.0+ Yes Yes Yes Required for core infrastructure and several tools
commons-beanutils 1.9.3 Yes Yes Yes Required for core infrastructure and several tools
commons-digester3 3.2 Yes Yes Yes Required for xml configuration (and UIDependencyTool view tool)
com.googlecode.json-simple 1.1.1 Yes No No Required only at compilation time for JsonTool
junit 4.12 No Yes No Only required for tests.

VelocityView

Jar Name Version Compile Tests Runtime Notes
velocity-tools-generic 3.0 Yes Yes Yes
servletapi 3.0.1+ Yes Yes No Required for most view tools (provided by the J2EE container)
junit 4.12 No Yes No Only required for tests
easymock 3.6 No Yes No Only required for tests

SLF4J Binding

At runtime, Velocity Tools will require an SLF4J binding to be present in the path. Typically, one of: